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High School Success Navigator

Company: Northstar Foundation
Location: Omaha
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

High School Success Navigator At NorthStar Foundation we focus on the critical, unmet needs of North Omaha's young men. Our goal is to help them grow into healthy, educated, employed contributors to the community. NorthStar services 3rd grade through high school students and is the only single sex, male out of school program in Greater Omaha. We have a full-time opening for a High School Success Navigator to be the point person for programming and educational attainment for the 9th to 12th grade Leaders & Achievers Program. _____________________________________________________________________________ Key Leadership Competencies: Relationship Building, Community, Inclusion, and High Emotional Maturity

  • Do you want to personally take a lead role in positively impacting the lives of great young men in Northeast Omaha?
  • In your work, do you want to feel a sense of purpose and commitment to our community?
  • At your core, are you all about building positive relationships with youth?
  • Are you known as an advocate and role model who encourages others to be their very best?
  • Do you have a gift for providing clear, timely communication?
  • Are you sensitive to cultural differences and embrace working with a diverse cross section of people?
  • Do the words; positive, team player, and high emotional intelligence describe you?
  • Are you curious and have a thirst for learning and helping others to be at their best?
  • Do people look up to you as a keen and perceptive problem solver?
  • Do you enjoy attending youth sporting events and supporting great student athletes outside of traditional work hours?
  • Are you a self-starter who can manage multiple projects simultaneously?
  • Are you looking for a position that it is a way of life for you and not just a job? If you answered "YES" to the questions above, we may have just the role for you! The ideal candidate maintains an entrepreneurial spirit and dedication to joining a growing organization that serves our boys, their families, and our community. The ideal candidate will work directly with the Director of Education to implement and execute comprehensive and aligned academic programming to ensure student needs are being met, while also working with the Director of Program Growth to attract and more importantly, retain, students as they transition from 8th to 9th grade and matriculate through high school, graduating with a clear plan for a career, 2-year or 4-year higher education. Being an active listener, leading by example 24/7 in all aspects of life, being able to coach young men to do their best in the face of academic, social and community hurdles, and maintaining high visibility in the building are essential elements of this key position. If you never want to work nights or weekends, this job is not for you. Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience:
    • Bachelor's degree required; degree in education, social work, or related field desired.
    • Proven capability of building strong relationships with a diverse group.
    • Ability to understand and navigate Omaha Public School's secondary curriculum essential.
    • Previous experience as a camp counselor or having pursued a vocation or avocation with passion desired
    • Classroom teaching experience (6th to 12th grades) desired, but not required.
    • Previous experience playing or coaching a sport is desired.
    • Previously trained in and/or use of PBIS, Boys Town Social Skills, E + R = O desired.
    • First Aid and CPR certification or ability to obtain within first 3 months of employment is required.
    • Valid Nebraska driver's license, background screening and ability to operate NorthStar passenger vans is required.
    • Are you a technology nut? Strong technology acumen is a plus. Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and Apple product lines is helpful.

Keywords: Northstar Foundation, Omaha , High School Success Navigator, Other , Omaha, Nebraska

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